Concert Looks To Phase III In Alopecia Areata, Ahead Of Pfizer’s JAK Inhibitor
Concert believes its deuterated form of ruxolitinib has a better overall profile in alopecia areata than Pfizer’s JAK3 inhibitor. The company is planning to meet with the FDA to plan a Phase III program early in 2020.
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While Pfizer’s JAK3 inhibitor is in Phase II/III for alopecia areata, Concert thinks its deuterium-modified ruxolitinib may get to market sooner. However, the breadth of Incyte’s ruxolinitib patent protection is unclear.